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The music business (explained in plain English) : what every artist and songwriter should know to avoid getting ripped off! / David Naggar.

Naggar, David. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

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Valencia Main Library ML3790 .N34 2013 37684001090183 Valencia Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1577465776
  • ISBN: 9781577465775
  • ISBN: 9781577465782 (ebook)
  • ISBN: 1577465784 (ebook)
  • Physical Description: 167 p, ; 22 cm
  • Edition: 4th ed.
  • Publisher: San Francisco, CA : DaJe Pub., ©2013.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 159) and index (p. 161).
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction. The bottom line ; Sources of music industry profits. Basics for the artist -- The artist's business advisors ; Sending out your material ; Record companies, distribution, and the internet ; Artist royalty rates and payment calculations ; Other artist royalty rates ; Key record contract deal points ; Independent label deals with major labels -- Basics for the songwriter. Copyrights-protecting your songs ; Sending out your songs ; Primary sources of income ; Secondary sources of income ; Music publishing ; Key publishing contract deal points ; Creating your own publishing company ; The "big picture" royalty chart -- Other important basics. ‡tIssue between band members ; Trademarks and service marks ; On tour ; Selling merchandise ; A little about music videos -- Music, motion pictures, television & multimedia. Theatrical motion pictures ; Television ; Commercial advertising ; Other multimedia platforms and sources of income.
Summary, etc.:
An invaluable aid to anyone who feels like they are at the mercy of industry pros. Not only does this book provide practical career-building and money-saving answers for both artists and songwriters, but it is also a must-have deal-making reference guide.
Subject: Music trade.
Music > Vocational guidance > Handbooks, manuals, etc.

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